Econo Lodge North Academy
1075 Kelly Johnson Blvd.
Colorado Springs, CO 80920
Phone: (719) 260-6969
Fax: (719) 548-7414
As the only comedy club in Colorado Springs, it attracts some of the best comics on the circuit. In the past Jerry Seinfeld, Ellen Degeneres and Sam Kinison have graced its stage. The owner likes to mix the acts up so each week changes from straight stand-up to improv to the amazingly popular hypnotist shows. A small kitchen serves finger food such as nachos, chicken wings and cheese sticks. A full bar is available. Reservations are strongly recommended. Check the website for the schedule of shows.
At motif, you'll hear live jazz music playing on weekends-- a great backdrop for a night out. The decor is modern yet comfortable, with green couches and chairs on the patio and plenty of lounge space by the mosaic tiled wall inside. On the martini menu, you'll find such tasty options as the English Cucumber, made with cucumber infused vodka. The menu features small plates and desserts, including the white truffle fries and warm chocolate lava cake.
The Black Sheep is a very popular nightclub in Colorado Springs and also a venue for live music performances. You can see graffiti work on the walls of the nightclub and a wooden bar table with red stools from where you can enjoy the live performances. Managed by Soda Jerk Presents, the venue has a capacity to comfortably accommodate 450 people and manages to host 3 to 4 shows a week. Famous bands like Cross Canadian Ragweed, Rilo Kiley, the Queers and many national and local artists perform at this venue. You can also burn those extra calories on the dance floor on DJ nights at the club.
The Underground presents a wide variety of entertainment to Colorado Springs throughout the week. Wednesday Wellness Nights are especially popular. Sunday game days, karaoke several times a week, drag shows and poker nights are just some of the themed events you will encounter at the Underground any given week. The club typically attracts a rowdy 20-something crowd and is open to all ages on Sundays.
Located in downtown, V Bar offers a laid back hangout spot with an eclectic crowd. The atmosphere is hip, with red walls and neon lights lining the space. You can check out local art on the walls. Although there isn't a lot of room to dance, there's plenty of space to lounge and enjoy your drink. From time to time, there will be a DJ playing music for your enjoyment.
Cowboys is the ideal Saturday night destination if you're looking to boogie down to some country music. If dancing to country music is new to you, don't worry-- they offer dance lessons to give you a primer on line dancing. They serve classic American and Southwestern snacks to quell any appetite that you may work up while you're dancing. Great live music graces the stage here from time to time, so check the website to see if any of your favorite artists will be at the mic.
The Thirsty Parrot Bar & Grill is all about fresh tropical fruits, meats and seafood, seasoned with live music and fun. The restaurant serves alluring Caribbean cuisine along with some wondrous tropical drinks that would satiate every whim inside you. The vision of the restaurant reflects from its decor—bright and frisky. There's a sports bar inside for those who live and breathe sports. You will enjoy good music while relishing every bite of Island Chicken, Shrimp Scampi and Tequila Lime Chicken Skewers at Thirsty Parrot. Call for opening hours.
This bar and live music venue is a great place to enjoy a night on the town. Featuring some of the region's best touring bands, the bar's main attractions are great drinks and great music. The bar offers over 140 different types of beer, domestic and imported. Other drinks offered include mixed, frozen and on-the-rocks drinks, cappuccino and espresso. Premium cigars and scotches are also available to help you relax and unwind.
Bombers is a sports bar that provides great entertainment and food. You can watch the sports game and there are pool tables, foosball tables and darts. Drink specials are available on selected nights, but vary from week to week. There are also events throughout the week, including Texas Hold'em Poker and pool tournaments.
Let your hair down and relax in a festive western atmosphere that excels at old-fashioned country hospitality. Live country-and-western bands play to a packed house every Friday and Saturday, while disc jockeys take care of spinning the country tunes during the week. The hardwood dance floor comes alive as locals and visitors dance the night away. Karaoke is a great feature of this bar, bring the whole family!